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Sofia Residents to Enjoy Live Placido Domingo Open Air Broadcast

Sofia residents will be able to enjoy a live broadcast of Richard Wagner's opera "Valkyrie" featuring mega star Placido Domingo on June 24.

Society » Culture | June 19, 2009, Friday // 17:29 | Viewed: 3355

Bulgaria Roma Throw the Glove to Nigel Kennedy

Nigel Kennedy may be one of the world's leading violin virtuosos, but it was during his latest stay in Bulgaria that the shattering intensity of his music was challenged by no other than local Roma people.

Society » Culture | June 17, 2009, Wednesday // 10:17 | Viewed: 2105

Bulgarians, Foreigners Reenact Ancient Battles at Roman Town

Bulgarians and foreigners reenacted battles and fought with ancient weapons at Nikopolis ad Istrum Sunday.

Society » Culture | June 14, 2009, Sunday // 16:33 | Viewed: 5894

Bulgarian Conductor Takes Princeton Symphony Role

Bulgarian conductor Rossen Milanov has been appointed to lead the Princeton Symphony Orchestra in the US.

Society » Culture | June 11, 2009, Thursday // 14:42 | Viewed: 2144

World's First Book Written on Facebook Presented by Bulgaria Author

The long-time Bulgarian journalist, businessman, and PR expert, Maxim Behar, has presented Wednesday in Sofia his book "111 Rules on Facebook".

Society » Culture | June 10, 2009, Wednesday // 19:45 | Viewed: 2801

US Embassy, Elizabeth Kostova Foundation Host Sofia Literary Day

The US Embassy in Sofia and the Elizabeth Kostova Foundation have joined efforts to host three literary events at the American Corner at the Sofia City Library on June 9.

Society » Culture | June 8, 2009, Monday // 11:46 | Viewed: 2874

Bulgarian Author to Present World's First Book Written on Facebook

"111 Rules on Facebook" by the long-time Bulgarian journalist, businessman, and PR expert, Maxim Behar, will be presented in Sofia Wednesday, June 10, 2009.

Society » Culture | June 5, 2009, Friday // 11:35 | Viewed: 2364

Sofia Airport Presents European Images Exhibit

The exhibit "European Images" of Bulgarian artist, Bozhidar Ikonomov, was launched Thursday at the terminal 2 of Sofia's Airport.

Society » Culture | June 4, 2009, Thursday // 18:01 | Viewed: 1969

Sofia Design Week Attracts World Legends

Sofia Design Week starts Friday in Sofia with leading names in the World of design coming together in the Bulgarian capital.

Society » Culture | June 4, 2009, Thursday // 17:59 | Viewed: 2287

Bulgaria Belogradchik Slip to 3rd Place in New Wonders Ranking

The miraculous rock formations near the northwest Bulgarian town of Belogradchik moved down one place to third position in the global campaign to select the world's new Seven Wonders.

Society » Culture | June 2, 2009, Tuesday // 19:49 | Viewed: 1673

Armenia Marks Year of Bulgaria Culture

A number of concerts are scheduled form May 29 to June 4 as part of the official celebration of the Year of Bulgarian Culture in Armenia.

Society » Culture | June 1, 2009, Monday // 19:30 | Viewed: 1423

Renown Bulgarian Actress Stoyanka Mutafova Stars in Her Last Role

Perhaps the most popular Bulgarian theater actress, Stoyanka Mutafova, is bracing for her retirement at the age of 87.

Society » Culture | June 1, 2009, Monday // 07:46 | Viewed: 3952

Orthodox Christians in Bulgaria Mark Ascension Day

The Orthodox church in Bulgaria marks Thursday Ascension Day, or the so called Spasovden, which relates to the ascension of Jesus into heaven following his crucifixion and resurrection.

Society » Culture | May 28, 2009, Thursday // 09:03 | Viewed: 1413

Bulgaria Opens European Philatelic Exhibition 2009

The European Philatelic Exhibition Bulgaria 2009 was opened in Sofia on Wednesday.

Society » Culture | May 27, 2009, Wednesday // 16:33 | Viewed: 2583

Austrian Movie Gets Cannes Best Film Award

Austrian film "The White Ribbon" has won the Palme d'Or, the main prize at the Cannes Film Festival.

Society » Culture | May 25, 2009, Monday // 10:30 | Viewed: 1364

Bulgaria Celebrates Day of Slavic Script and Culture

Statesmen, scientists, teachers, schoolchildren, students and hundreds of citizens are to pay tribute today to the deed of Sts Cyril and Methodius, the creators of the Cyrillic alphabet.

Society » Culture | May 24, 2009, Sunday // 09:45 | Viewed: 2753

Young Bulgarian Talents Awarded Scholarships

Twelve Bulgarian students from the National Music Academy were awarded scholarships in an art competition on Thursday.

Society » Culture | May 21, 2009, Thursday // 16:04 | Viewed: 1320

Bulgarian Art Week Set to Debut in Shanghai

Bulgarian Art Week will be opened Thursday in Shanghai Times Square, China by the Consul General of Bulgaria, Ivan Dimitrov.

Society » Culture | May 21, 2009, Thursday // 10:10 | Viewed: 3853

Night of Museums Events Taking Place across Bulgaria

Dozens of Bulgarian museums and galleries have joined the Night of the Museums initiative dedicated to the International Day of Museums, May 18.

Society » Culture | May 16, 2009, Saturday // 19:32 | Viewed: 2116

Piano Virtuoso George Duke to Perform in Bulgaria

Virtuoso piano player George Duke will perform for the first time in Bulgaria on May 17 in Hall 1 of the National Palace of Culture (NDK).

Society » Culture | May 16, 2009, Saturday // 13:26 | Viewed: 2182

Eurovision 2009 Picks Its 25 Finalists

The Eurovision 2009 song contest held the second semi-final on Thursday night to determine another ten countries of the 25 finalists to compete on Saturday night.

Society » Culture | May 15, 2009, Friday // 08:23 | Viewed: 4193
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